Ella has arrived (or WordPress 2.1)

The latest branch of WordPress version 2.1 (codenamed Ella) has just been released hours a go. This is a major upgrade to the current stable version with a
lot of user-interface and functionality improvements, on top of bug fixes.

Here are some of the nicest things we liked about the new upgrade:

  • Autosave makes sure you never lose a post again.
  • New tabbed editor allows you to switch between WYSIWYG and code editing instantly while writing a post.
  • Completely redone visual editor also now includes spell checking.
  • The upload manager lets you easily manage all your uploads pictures, video, and audio.

See complete specs of the upgrades here. Download your own copy of WordPress 2.1 here.

Comments

  1. says

    I just updated my Big Tech Blog site to WordPress 2.1, and it is just wow. It has so many new features and some realy nice less-known ones as well.

    One quick one that I think is nice is that the editor will finally automatically detect safari (not sure about other browsers) and use a toned down editor, since safari has yet to add support for visual editing.

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